Ona Global Innovation
Tech Fellowship
Nairobi, Kenya

Ona's GIT fellowship is a 12-week, Nairobi-based engagement pairing experienced software engineers with a global health or humanitarian open source project.

About the Fellowship

The code you work on will be actively used in a project related to our mission of improving access to essential services. Fellowship benefits include:

  • $6,000 stipend
  • Round trip flight to Kenya
  • Enjoy our beautiful office in the Kilimani area of Nairobi
  • Housing in Nairobi for the length of your fellowship


We're looking for engineers with 5+years of professional experience architecting, building, and deploying production applications. This is perfect if you're looking to broaden your knowledge mid-career or for a sabbatical to build something challenging and different.

About Ona

Ona team name photo 2019

Named one of the “50 Most Genius Companies” by TIME magazine, we are a social enterprise building technology products that improve access to essential, life-saving services. We are funded by the World Health Organization, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, UNICEF, the United Nations Development Program, the World Food Program, and others.

To apply

Please send the following to fellowships+git@ona.io:

  • Cover letter describing why you are a good fit for the Ona GIT fellowship.
  • Resume or CV.
Please note that resumes will be reviewed as soon as received. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.